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ebDev
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Create outlook tasks and place them into a created folder

Hi All,

I am creating an onboarding application and have stored the lists of tasks into a Common Data Service Entity.
I have created the folder. However, I noticed that I cannot specify the folderId when creating it (Since the only parameters that can be passed are Name and GroupId).
So my issue is that I cannot store my tasks into that created folder since I cannot seem to identify it.

Additionally, these task lists will be created everytime a new employee is hired, so no values can be hard coded. 

Attached is a snippet of the function in question.

Thank you in advance for any help!

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Re: Create outlook tasks and place them into a created folder

@ebDev 

OutlookTasks.CreateTasksFolder will return a payload of information.  If you assign that to a variable, you will have the ID.

UpdateContext({newTask: OutlookTasks.CreateTasksFolder(empLastNameInput.Text & empFirstNameInput.Text & " | Onborading")});

...
..... , folderId: newTask.Id})
...

 

Hope this gets you "back on task" 😉

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Super User
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Re: Create outlook tasks and place them into a created folder

@ebDev 

OutlookTasks.CreateTasksFolder will return a payload of information.  If you assign that to a variable, you will have the ID.

UpdateContext({newTask: OutlookTasks.CreateTasksFolder(empLastNameInput.Text & empFirstNameInput.Text & " | Onborading")});

...
..... , folderId: newTask.Id})
...

 

Hope this gets you "back on task" 😉

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ebDev
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Re: Create outlook tasks and place them into a created folder

thank you so much!

and that pun made my day! 🙂

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